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Old 06-25-2014, 11:01 AM   #41
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The whole camper would have been flooded to get that much water in the bowl.
Refer back to post #6......
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Old 06-25-2014, 11:45 AM   #42
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Interesting thread.
We made it a habit a long time ago to turn off the water pump and/or city water when we leave the trailer and lately I was thinking of installing a 12 Volt motorized ball valve on the city water connection with a switch on the control panel by the entrance door.
The last thing anyone needs is a flooded trailer, think about it the systems in a trailer or any RV for that matter are constantly under stress and are not of the same build quality as in a house.
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Old 06-25-2014, 11:53 AM   #43
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Whenever we leave the camper, the campground water is shut off. Very seldom, if ever, turn the water pump on except to fill the wh when we're getting ready to go camping and it is shut off immediately.
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Old 06-25-2014, 12:12 PM   #44
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I was thinking about something like this wired into the control center with a switch right beside the water pump switch, so it can't be missed when leaving the trailer.
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Old 06-26-2014, 01:54 PM   #45
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Well, we checked the bowl last night and it was filled back up to about 1/3 full! We haven't checked the seal yet, but with this extra amount that means we've had a total of about 4 gallons back in the bowl since we parked it three weeks ago! I supposed all of that could have come from the lines and, if so, we'll just have to be better about clearing the lines when we leave. But, it sure does still seem like a LOT of water to me. I'll let ya'll know if/when we find out anything definite about what was going on. Thanks again for all your input.
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Well, we checked the bowl last night and it was filled back up to about 1/3 full! We haven't checked the seal yet, but with this extra amount that means we've had a total of about 4 gallons back in the bowl since we parked it three weeks ago! I supposed all of that could have come from the lines and, if so, we'll just have to be better about clearing the lines when we leave. But, it sure does still seem like a LOT of water to me. I'll let ya'll know if/when we find out anything definite about what was going on. Thanks again for all your input.
UNPLUG the water pump down @ the pump! The pump has to be stuck in the on position for this to happen! NO OTHER WAY FOR THIS TO BE HAPPENING!
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Maybe a (Sleep Walker)? Have you checked the (Water Quality)? Youroo!!
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Old 06-26-2014, 02:38 PM   #48
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UNPLUG the water pump down @ the pump! The pump has to be stuck in the on position for this to happen! NO OTHER WAY FOR THIS TO BE HAPPENING!
I don't disagree- I would definitely disconnect the water pump.

But I'm still left wondering- where in the heck could the water be coming from?
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Duh, it has to be pumped into the toilet.
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Duh, it has to be pumped into the toilet.
Silly old man , that's where it is going. Where is it coming from?

If there isn't a water connection and the fresh water tank is empty, where is 3-4 gallons of water coming from?

Unless the check valve for the pump has gone bad and allowed the fresh water tank to fill unexpectedly. To the OP- are you 100% positive the fresh water tank is empty?
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